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Thursday, 29 December

428. Learning to Be Modern: Aesthetic Sensation, Cosmopolitan Nation, and the Cult of the New

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Maryland Suite A, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Lois Cucullu, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

1. “Feeling Modern: Sensational Aesthetics in the 1860s,” Nicholas P. Daly, Univ. Coll. Dublin

2. “Cosmopolitan ‘New’ Women and National Formations,” John Marx, Univ. of Richmond

3. “‘Wilde/Mann Decadence’ and the Uneasy Ascent of Male Adolescence,” Lois Cucullu

For copies of abstracts, write to lcucullu@umn.edu.

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